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surgical opening into the urinary bladder
surgical excision of the bladder or part of the bladder
surgical repair of the bladder
following a total cystectomy, part of the ileum will be connected to the outside of the body to transport urine
surgical excision of the kidney
inflammation of the bladder and kidney
incision into the kidney
resection of the prostate gland
surgical incision into the renal pelvis for removal of a stone
surgical implantation of the ureter into the colon
incision into the ureter to remove a stone
surgical removal of all or part of the vas deferens for male sterilization
surgical repair of the ureter
bean shaped organs located at the back of the abdominal cavity (retro-peritoneal). the function is to remove waste products from the blood and excrete them as urine
where the renal artery and vein, nerves, ureters and lymphatic vessels enter and leave
hilum of the kidney
gland with 3 lobes encircling the proximal urethra. manufactures a component of semen. frequently becomes enlarged in older males.
there are two, one for each kidney. they are narrow tubes that transport urine from the kidneys to the bladder
muscular sac that serves as a reservoir for urine
a tube extending from the bladder to the outside of the body.
- male- about 8" long and conveys both urine and semen
- female- 1.5" long and conveys only urine
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